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Body Politics, Abortion and LGBT Rights in Poland

27 October 2016
This evening discussion brings together academics, including philosopher and gender specialist Marzenna Jakubczak (Cracow), with activists and artists. It forms part of a wider research project on Gendering Democracy, and is hosted by Dr Urszula Chowaniec in cooperation with the qUCL network. More...

Starts: Oct 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Populism in Historical Perspective

11 November 2016
The last decade has seen the rise of politicians, parties and governments to whom the label ‘populist’ can usefully be applied - in Europe and elsewhere. But media responses to this global shift tend to focus on recent phenomena, be these Brexit, Alternative für Deutschland, or Donald Trump. There has been less interest in historicising these phenomena. This symposium aims to historicise these phenomena, and locate them in an analysis of twentieth and twenty first century democracy.

Starts: Nov 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Opportunity: UCL Public Policy secondment

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UCL Public Policy has established a scheme of part-time secondments for UCL researchers to spend time in Government departments or other policy organizations for a period of 3–6 months.

Media Translation and Accessibility in the EU

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We are pleased to announce that this year long project, funded by the European Institute's Junior Research Forum (JRF), has launched a new website. 

Interview: From Enslavement to Empowerment

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12 October 2014
The Journal Malmoe has interviewed Dr. Nathaniel Coleman (UCL) and Jeanette Ehrmann on the occasion of a recent event with academics and activists on the International Day for Reparations Related to Colonialism. Part of a year-long research project funded by the European Institute, the interview focuses on building a bridge from enslavement to empowerment of African people.

New call for Junior Research Forum

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8 December 2014
We are pleased to announce a new call for proposals for funding. Via our Junior Research Forum we offer funding to UCL postgraduate students, PhD candidates and postdoctoral follows to pursue collaborative projects on Europe and the European Union.

Europe: Six decades of strife and controversy for UK

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17 November 2014
Britain's membership to the EEC was originally motivated by the perceived practical benefits for Britain rather than by a belief in the ideals of a closer political and economic union. Sir Stephen Wall, formerly Chair of the UCL EI Advisory Board and of UCL Council, explains how suspicion and political necessity still underwrite the discourse on EU membership.

PADEMIA workshop in Vienna: Call for Proposals

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15 December 2014
The call for Proposals for the next workshop hosted by PADEMIA is now out. The topic of the latest workshop to be held in Vienna, is ‘Rethinking Representation? The Changing Environment for Parliamentary Democracy’.

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